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“Comfortable hotel in excellent location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals

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Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Damstraat 10, 2011 HA Haarlem, The Netherlands (Centrum)   |  
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Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Haarlem
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“Comfortable hotel in excellent location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Arriving around 6pm on a Friday I was given the last room available, which was quite small with an even smaller window. The bathroom however was large and bright with Dove bodywash/shampoo, and the bed was extremely comfortable. I visited Haarlem on supposedly the hottest day of the year and even with the A/C cranked up to the maximum my room still felt very warm and stuffy.

Water dispensers were available on each floor which came in very handy in the heat. Wireless wifi was also provided.

The location of Frans Hals is excellent, with Grote Markt one block away on one side and the canal on the other. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants within 2-minute walk and the long shopping street is an easy 5-min walk away.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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67 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Just by the cathedral, this old hotel has been nicely revamped and made cosy + modern at the same time. The rooms are ok, quiet enough and the beds are very comfy. We did not try the buffet breakfast, which was not included in our deal. We would definitely come back !

Stayed May 2014
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Haarlem is a beautiful place and this hotel is just located in the center of this little place near Ámsterdam. The hotel is really nice and comfortable. You must visit this city and stay at the Amrath hotel.

Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Los Angeles, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Maybe my standards are too high but I was really disappointed with this hotel.

Tiny room, smelly hallways, dirty sheets. Internet/wifi was awful.

The Front Desk staff was ok, Rob was great, everyone else seemed really un-informed. No one had answers to questions of nearby attractions, directions, tourist information. But Haarlem doesn't seem to be too tourist-friendly a place..

I understand availability was very low but we were put in a tiny room with two twin beds pushed together.

Room service was prompt..

Disappointing..

Room Tip: One side of the hotel faces an alleyway/walkway which most likely is more quiet.. The other side fac...
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Neutral
- Standard breakfest, not too bad
- Perfect if you have no car

Pro
- Central close to cathedral (old part of the city)
- Free water dispenser / apples on each floor
- Modern bathroom

Contra
- Bit too loud in first floor as bars are around

Room Tip: Upper floor
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Salamanca, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I arrived with my friend on the night of 18th of April, we booked our stay via vakantieveillingen however they still gave us an upgrade to a junior suite! the room was quiet, we both slept very well, shower also funcioned perfectly. the ability to make coffee in the morning free of charge was also perfect! the team of the hotel were friendly, unfortunately we were not able to stay longer tan one night! but I would defenitely recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank emmdb92
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Sherman Oaks, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Easy 15 min walk to train station, close to Grote Markt and Cathedral. Hotel is modern, clean and staff very friendly and efficient.We did not have breakfast, which at 23 euros per person was the most expansive in the Netherlands. This is a walkable city with a lots of restaurants.

Room Tip: We had room without a street view so it was quiet and great sleep.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals

Address: Damstraat 10, 2011 HA Haarlem, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Haarlem > Centrum
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Haarlem
#2 Luxury Hotel in Haarlem
#3 Romantic Hotel in Haarlem
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Hotel Class:4 star — Amrath Grand Hotel Frans Hals 4*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Amrath Grand Haarlem
Best Western Haarlem
Haarlem Best Western

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